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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Sheriff's Department responds to calls related to Jan. 26, 2021, winter storm

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On January 26, 2021, Kenosha County experienced a winter storm warning.  Kenosha County Sheriff Deputies responded to the following weather and traffic-related calls from midnight through 11 AM:

  • 4 crashes with injuries
  • 14 property-damage crashes
  • 6 assist motorists

At 8:00 AM our department assisted the Wisconsin State Patrol by blocking traffic in the 12200 block of I-94 northbound for 2 semi-tractors that jackknifed.  The Interstate was shut down and traffic was diverted for over an hour.  For information regarding this crash contact the Wisconsin State Patrol.

At about 9:30 AM KSD deputies investigated a second crash involving 2 semi-trucks that jackknifed on I-94 at STH 158 Northbound.  The interstate was shut down for about one hour.

At this time there are no road closures in Kenosha County due to the storm.  The roadways remain hazardous and slippery, and we urge the community to exercise extreme caution when traveling.

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